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to the way the united states was able to pursue the pacific war in the year after pearl harbor. shortly after the end of the guadalcanal campaign which was 1943, a correspondent named eugene burns wrote a very good contemporary book called "then there was one." and that title refer today the fact that at the height of the guadalcanal campaign, which was the most closely-fought air/sea/land campaign in the war, only enterprise remained afloat of our six carriers that had combat in the pacific in 1942. the only other survivor was uss saratoga which sustained heavy battle damage on two occasions and, therefore, missed almost the entirety of that year. so considering that ed stafford wrote a 200,000-word or book about the enterprise, what is it that here 50 years later warrants another one? and i think there's a couple of reasons. number one, stafford's book is superb on the aviation aspects of the various unions, the squadrons that rotated enterprise during the entire war. but he's told me in a couple of e-mails that he wished he had been able to write a longer book -- and it took him five years
was essential to the way the united states was able to pursue the pacific war after pearl harbor. shortly after the end of the guadalcanal campaign which was early 43 and the correspondent wrote a very good contemporary book that title referred to the fact at the heart of the canal can pay and which was the closely fought campaign in the pacific war enterprise was in our carriers combat in the pacific in 1922 the only other survivor was the uss saratoga which sustained on two occasions and therefore miss to the entirety for that year of years later couple reasons. number one, stafford's book is superb on the aviation aspects of the various unions, the squadrons that go through the enterprise during the entire war but he's told in a couple of e-mails he wished that they had been able to write a longer book and a road to the cut took him five years to write this one that would include more of the ship's company with with the navy called white hats, the steelers between them and the commission officers and the sheep petty officers who need the ship work and consequently, i wanted to devote a good
forces by the date certain that the united states is going to depart. if you stop the recruitment and revet all of the troops you would extend the amount of time before the united states reaches the level where it should say to the military that it's time for us to depart. but the united states says we're going to leave at this date. so the concern would be are you now going to try to accelerate the recruitment and training. the vetting process itself works well it just hasn't been enforce ed. >> do you think that perhaps there is a possibility that the u.s. will pull out earlier? >> no, i don't think so. not at all. i think what's important is the united states and nato have demonstrated a partnership with the afghans that is really unprecedented and unmatched. the united states is going to lean into the wind. they're not going to back off because we have got this trouble spot. they are instituting the rules and regulations they have in place. they are being more aggressive about those and they are also instituting a couple of extra steps in that there might be what is known as t
remarks that he made about the state of the country. when asked on "face the nation," was the united states better off than four years ago, the maryland governor said no. republicans jumped on the commons, but he went on cnn this morning to clarify. >> we are clearly better off as a country, because we are now creating jobs rather than losing them. soledad, we have not recovered all that we lost in the bush recession. that is why we need to continue to move forward. >> o'malley will many speakers at the democratic national convention. many people today are enjoying the labor day holiday with celebrations all across the d.c. metro area. the town greensville posted a 67 annual labor day parade this morning. a little something for everyone to enjoy out there. beauty quee including miss greenbelt, and floats as well. still to come a deer in the deep end of the pool. and hundreds turned out to keep heroes goodbye to a navy seal killed in -- to give my heroes goodbye to an abc killed in afghanistan and made a differenc -- what made a difference in pa >> a suicide attack on the u.s. governm
europe the president of the united states, you've been there for four years, they can't get through one sentence without mentioning george w. bush, that's not what president obama got elected to do. most people are disenfranchised. they look at the hope, the change, the bringing the kcounty together. we're not the red states, the blue states, we're the united states. where did that go? all of that has gone out the door. >> it went out the door with some republicans in congress. >> no, but that's not the way that it operated and i think the country recognizes it's off track. i think they do want to turn around. that's the whole premise of the romney/ryan presidency, the candidacy. and that's where i think mitt romney will be the next president of the united states. we do need a turnaround, somebody who knows about jobs and the economy, somebody who knows about business. that's why mitt romney will be the next president. >> the democrats are happy to have this comparison between do you want to go back to the clinton years or the bush years? what do republicans point to? what decade of gov
publication in the united states. lundy had to leave town as well. he was charged in 1833 -- he wrote an article that was well-known in washington at the time. a black woman was walk across the bridge of the potomac and the constable started chasing her. and people in washington knew what that meant. constables supplemented her income by kidnapping free blacks and selling them into slavery. the woman admitted she was being chased, she fell into the stream and drown. they got ground and buried her. lundy wrote an article and said, look, here's what happened, here is the name of the constable. if the district attorney is going to do something about it, then congress should do something about it. and so he hit the roof. he was this. he immediately charged monday with libel. he was always trying to drive the anti-slavery people out. they wanted to get rid of the anti-slavery forces in washington. and so lundy did the same thing that garrett said. he was facing like a thousand dollar fine, which would be, $20,000 or $100,000 in today's money. he collected one last meal from his friends and
for the west nile virus since it was detected in the united states. nearly 1600 infections have been reported and 66 deaths. that is up 40% from last week alone. every state except alaska and hawaii have seen outbreaks. the hardest hit, texas, has nearly half of the infections. health officials from coast to coast are spraying insect sides to prevent the spread of the disease. >> it's a late summer disease, so the fact that we've got so many cases this early and it's so wide spread are really does not bode well. >> exberperts say you can try aw home remedies to keep from getting it. they recommend dressing in long sleeves and pants, staying indoors at dusk and down, and using deet bug repellant and draining pools or puddles of warm water which are breeding grounds for infected mosquitos. >>> one month to go in the regular season the nationals have more wins than they had all of last season. they won again yesterday beating the cardinals 4-3. it was the nat's 81st victory of the year. they won 80 games last season. they also hold 6 1/2 game first place lead over the atlanta braves. steven stra
, the president of the united states will be here this afternoon visiting with some of isaac's victims. sam? >> always important to make the trip down, especially when folks have had a tough time from a storm like this. one of the most -- i think important moments of the storm. ginger zee is live beside us. not just the flooding. we expected that. we expected the winds. but 44 tornadoes from the system as it moved up through america's heartland. that was an incredible number. >> we don't usually see that many. it's all weekend and continues the severe weather threat. you believe we're stil talking about this guy. it's not isaac anymore. not remnants or leftovers. it means a whole lot of rain in a whole lot of places from the carolinas through atlanta, birmingham today. one to two inches. tomorrow, here's where it gets interesting. everybody is going back to school and work. you get two to three inches from north of philadelphia to boston. i have to leave you with the severe threat today in the south. atlanta, you're included in there. back to sam and lara. >> unbelievable this much of the c
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